- a dance step in which a couple or several couples dance around the ballroom, holding hands, as in country dances.
- to perform a poussette, as a couple in a country dance.
Origin of poussette
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- a figure in country dancing in which couples hold hands and move up or down the set to change positions
- (intr) to perform such a figure
C19: from French, from pousser to push
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